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4 hrs ago |

US dictates economic law

Although its diplomatic clout is compromised on several fronts, the United States still dictates its economic law around the globe and has even expanded its reach, at the risk of raising hackles.


8 hrs ago | National Public Radio

Romania Puts Former Prison Commander On Trial

For the first time since communism collapsed in Romania 25 years ago, a former prison commander goes on trial Monday charged with being responsible for the torture and murdering prisoners considered a threat to the country's old order.


8 hrs ago | KMBC-TV

Perry: Paul 'isolationist policies' are 'curiously blind,' 'wrong'

Is Rick Perry previewing harsh political attacks against Rand Paul should the two potential 2016 presidential candidates square off in a debate over foreign policy? The Republican governor of Texas used those and other choice words against the Kentucky Republican senator in a Friday opinion piece that singularly trained political fire on Paul, by ... (more)


Related Topix: US Politics, US News, US Senate, Republican, Senator Rand Paul, Rick Perry, US Governors, Texas, US National Guard, US Military

Sat Jul 12, 2014


Man gets 8 years for convenience store robbery

A southwestern Illinois man has been ordered to spend eight years in federal prison for robbing a convenience store last year.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Fairview Heights, IL

CBS Local

NJ Man Gets Prison Term In Concert Hall Beating Death

A southern New Jersey man who caused the death of an acquaintance while they tailgated outside a Jimmy Buffett concert two years ago is now headed to state prison.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Camden County, NJ, Westville, NJ, Bellmawr, NJ


Ohio opens multiservice prison inmate rehab center

The center at Ross Correctional Institution in Chillicothe houses the Ohio Adult Parole Authority, Alvis House, the day reporting program of the Ross County sheriff, and EXIT, a halfway house for former offenders.


Related Topix: Ross Correctional Institution, State Prisons, Electronic, Ross County, OH

This is Wiltshire

Dangerous driver faces prison term

A MAN who drove a Volkswagen Golf dangerously in Pinehurst and Gorse Hill has been warned to prepare for jail.


The Modesto Bee

Guard at Northern California state prison attacked

Prison Lt. Darren Chamberlain said David Gomez slipped out of his handcuffs before the attack about 1 p.m. Friday at Salinas Valley State Prison in Soledad.


Related Topix: State Prisons, Salinas Valley State Prison, Los Angeles County, CA, Modesto, CA

Brandon Sun

Violence at Victorian-era jail in St. John's, N.L., spurs replacement plan

Her Majesty's Penitentiary is pictured in St. John's, N.L., overlooking Quidi Vidi Lake on June 9, 2011.


Related Topix: Canada, Riot

Fri Jul 11, 2014

The Jackson Sun

Pediatric doctor in child porn case gets prison

A former top pediatric cancer doctor was sentenced to a year and one day in federal prison Friday following his guilty plea to a charge of accessing child pornography.


Related Topix: Federal Prisons, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Ohio State University

Lexington Herald-Leader

Chinese man accused of hacking into US computers

Suspect Su Bin worked in cahoots with two unnamed Chinese hackers to get the data between 2009 and 2013, and Su attempted to sell some of the information to state-owned Chinese companies, according to a criminal complaint filed in U.S. District Court in Los Angeles that was unsealed Thursday.


Related Topix: Computer Security, Science / Technology


9 inmates hurt in fight at prison in Mississippi

Issa Arnita of Management and Training Corp., which runs the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility through a state contract, says in a statement that a fight broke out about 10 p.m. Thursday among a group of inmates in one of the six housing units.


Windsor Beacon

Honduran family flees to U.S. to escape threats, violence

Brian Duran, 14, of Comayagua, Honduras collects his line-dried laundry at the Senda de Vida migrant shelter in Reynosa, Mexico, June 3, 2014.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, Honduras, World News, Mexico,

WMSI, MISS 103, Jackson, Mississippi

The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis

Poverty was surely a factor, as no doubt was the mistaken belief that American immigration authorities would not send back unaccompanied children.


Related Topix: Family, Kids, Honduras, World News, Central America, Central America Travel, Travel, Honduras Travel

Arizona mom of missing baby released from prison

Elizabeth Johnson was released early Friday morning from the Perryville state prison west of Phoenix.


Related Topix: State Prisons

WAPT-TV Jackson

Dinosaur skeletons returned to Mongolia

Dinosaur skeletons illegally smuggled in to the United States have been turned over to the Mongolian government in a repatriation ceremony Thursday.


Related Topix: Dinosaur, Science, Paleontology

The Fresno Bee

Indicted Russian's family claim his innocence

Roman Seleznev, son of a prominent Russian lawmaker, was arrested on bank fraud and other charges earlier this week.


Journal Gazette

Germany kicks out top US spy about espionage claims

BERLIN Germany on Thursday demanded the United States' top spy in Berlin leave the country as a new round of allegations of U.S. espionage worsened the friction between the two allies.


Related Topix: Europe, World News, Germany, Angela Merkel

Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Virginian-Pilot

Military brass backed Bergdahl prisoner swap

In this image taken from video, which has been authenticated based on its contents and other AP reporting, Sgt.


Related Topix: Guantanamo Bay, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp

New judge for Guantanamo trial in USS Cole attack

A U.S. military judge removed himself Thursday from the death penalty trial at Guantanamo Bay for the prisoner accused of orchestrating the deadly attack on the USS Cole.


Related Topix: US Military Prisons, Guantanamo Bay Detention Camp, Death Penalty, Guantanamo Bay, US News, Camp Delta, US Military, US Air Force